Jonathan Solomon’s practice emphasizes client counseling, patent prosecution, and portfolio management in numerous fields, including computer software, cloud computing, telecommunications, and FinTech. Clients include international Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized businesses, startups, and individuals from around the world.
Jonathan leverages his extensive experience to provide informed and strategic advice to clients across a variety of industries and technologies. In each matter, Jonathan aims to demonstrate outstanding customer service while working with clients and patent examiners. He frequently works with clients both locally in Dallas and internationally.
In the software industry, Jonathan and his team have significant experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications for one of the world’s leaders in enterprise application software and cloud computing, as well as working with inventions related to internet of things, software as a service, network and cloud security, multi-tenant cloud management and processing, distributed and cloud-based data and user management, machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data, business intelligence and advanced analytics, in-memory and relational databases, e-commerce solutions, travel and expense management systems, and more.
In telecommunications, Jonathan and his team have significant experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications for one of the world’s largest telecommunications corporations. Jonathan personally manages and leads the prosecution team handling 5G- and 4G- related solutions, including those covered by various telecommunication standards, as well as solutions related to digital power, antennas, optical access and transport networks, Wi-Fi, intelligent vehicles, and related telecommunications software and terminal operating systems.
Outside software and telecommunications, Jonathan manages FinTech patent portfolios for international financial institutions, startups, and mid-size businesses. Among those clients, Jonathan has managed portfolios and patent applications related to mobile payment solutions and security, advanced financial customer analyses and operations, financial instrument imaging and processing, deep learning financial engines and processes, financial system security and transaction analysis, digital identity management within heterogenous financial systems, and others.
Jonathan also has experience managing portfolios related to new protocols and systems for securely managing personal identifying information, internet and payment applications and mobile apps, and medical devices.
Jonathan also invests significant hours annually in pro bono support to inventors of all income brackets through several pro bono agencies, including the Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts’ Patent Pro Bono for Inventors program and the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s PTO pro bono program. His work for these pro bono clients has included protecting and advising related to inventions for child car safety devices, advanced crash detection and notification systems, software applications for social and educational improvement, and fire suppression devices, among many others.
Several times each year, Jonathan assists in presenting and leading PatentLab, Fish & Richardson's internal patent training program on patent procurement and due diligence for new hires and outside counsel.
Jonathan is a scratch golfer, and in his free time he can often be found on the course. He also enjoys traveling and finding adventures with his family, at least when he and his wife are not busy caddying for one of the kids or delivering them to dance, rock band, golf practice, and football games.
Recognitions & awards
IAM Patent 1000
Member, The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court (2011-2012)